Paraskevi Riga

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Audio rendering of mathematical expressions has accessibility benefits for people with visual impairment. Seeking a systematic way to measure participants' perception of the rendered formulae with audio cues, we investigate the design of performance metrics to capture the distance between reference and perceived math expressions. We propose EAR-Math, a(More)
Fourteen children, ages 1-15 years, with Microsporum canis tinea capitis were given oral terbinafine for 4 weeks at the recommended daily dose according to their weight: 10-20 kg, 62.5 mg; 20-40 kg, 125 mg; > 40 kg, 250 mg. Because none of the patients had clinically responded to treatment by week 4 the dose of terbinafine was doubled (up to 250 mg) for an(More)
Mobile technologies provide radical opportunities in the domain of Assistive Technologies (AT) for persons with disabilities and the elderly by facilitating them to access multimedia content and improve their social interaction. The search for mobile AT applications that meet specific user needs is not an easy task for the disabled users, their(More)
We present a novel technique for the surgical management of sizeable medial upper eyelid colobomas that entails advancement of an ipsilateral upper lid flap sustained by a levator aponeurosis-Müller-conjunctiva pedicle and combined with a lateral semicircular flap from the affected lid. The technique was used in 4 consecutive pediatric patients of mean age(More)
PURPOSE Although chloral hydrate (CH) has been used as a sedative for decades, it is not widely accepted as a valid choice for ophthalmic examinations in uncooperative children. This study aimed to systematically review the literature on the drug's safety and efficacy. METHODS We searched PubMed, EMBASE, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CENTRAL, Google Scholar(More)